We’ve carefully selected these blogs because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. If you would like to tell us about a blog, nominate them by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Since skin is the largest organ in our body, caring for it should be at the top of our health routine. And what you put into your body is just as important as what you put onto your skin. Eating healthfully is a large part of having healthy skin. Not smoking or drinking excessive alcohol can also help improve your skin.
When it comes to being outside, sunscreen is one of the most important ways you can care for you skin. However, beyond sunscreen there are a seemingly endless number of beauty and skin care products for you to choose from. Choosing the right ones can be difficult. The blogs that have been chosen as the best skin care blogs for 2016 contain information, education, and product reviews. The blogs have a slightly varied focus, including acne, antiaging, natural products, and more. Some blogs are written by skincare experts and professionals, while others are written by people with personal experience with skin problems. Depending on which aspect of skin care you want to focus on, these blogs will help you make educated decisions about which products you want to try. Many of the blogs’ associated websites have products to sell or connections with skin care lines. This can be helpful, but it can sometimes affect the information they provide.
On AcnEase’s blog, you are always sure to find heaps of helpful information geared toward helping you alleviate your acne, including teen, adult, hormonal, and male acne. Some of their posts share new products, herbal treatments, and at-home remedies, while others provide helpful tips or break down the truth about new treatment trends.
Tweet them @acnease
Allure’s Daily Beauty Reporter
Allure magazine’s beauty blog covers fashion, hair, celebrities, and more, but the stories are often focused on skin care and makeup. Written by a number of contributors with different interests, each post has its own unique flair, whether it’s about drinkable sunscreen, magnetic false eyelashes, or Judi Dench’s latest tattoo.
Tweet them @allure_magazine
Dr. Cynthia Bailey's Health & Beauty Blog
On her popular blog, dermatologist Dr. Bailey posts on everything from acne and natural makeup to medical conditions that affect the skin. She seemingly covers every skin-related condition under the sun, including cancer, its treatments, and how to prevent it. As summer heats up, be sure to check out her recent post about sunscreen expiration dates.
Tweet her @DrBaileySkin
Facing Acne is written by various experts. They write about all the latest products and natural treatments you might use to treat acne as well as how best to get rid of scars. They also cover the many causes of acne, including genetics, and have detailed posts specific to acne in men, women, children, and infants.
Fashion Beauty Acne
While trying to resolve her issues with acne, Julie started blogging about products that worked and didn’t work for her. Her posts focus primarily on beauty products, and she reviews products regularly after she has actually used them, giving you insight on new products or products you weren’t sure were worth trying. She also writes very honest updates about her acne in a series called “Acne Update.”
Tweet her @fashbeautyacne
Glow: The Dermstore Blog
Glow features articles, tips, and tricks for all aspects of beauty and skincare. Their topics cover antiaging, lifestyle, skin care, hair, makeup, and bath and body. Their multiple contributors share personal stories, product reviews, and answer commonly asked beauty questions. They discuss actual health conditions that might be causing your skin troubles and make recommendations for when you might need to see a specialist. The Dermstore website sells many skin care and beauty products as well.
Tweet them @DermStore
High on Clear Skin
Focusing on all natural treatments for women with adult acne, Fran uses her personal experience with serious acne to share tips and advice on how to get clearer skin. Along with great giveaways, she reviews products, supplements, and vitamins that have helped her achieve clearer skin.
Aesthetician Jenni Raincloud’s blog is a great place to go for tips on skin care, essential oils, and other natural or over-the-counter beauty products. Get the lowdown on creams, supplements, and skin care myths, and follow some of her tutorials. There’s a fairly extensive list of recipes for products you can make yourself at home (and if you aren’t into DIY, she also sells them).
Tweet her @jenniraincloud
The Love Vitamin
Tracy Raftl’s blog is based on her personal journey with chronic acne, and focuses on educating her readers on the things that will help your acne or make it worse. She discusses makeup, vitamins, supplements, recipes, and other natural ways to clear up chronic acne. She is proof that it can be controlled and provides plenty of inspiration. Since makeup can be a challenge when you struggle with acne, be sure to check out her post “Best Makeup Brands for Acne-Prone Skin.”
Tweet her @TheLoveVitamin
New Beauty is a comprehensive blog that covers most topics related to beauty. These include makeup, skin care, hair, cosmetic treatments, and even which cocktails are best for your skin. The blogs are written by multiple contributors and keep on top of the newest trends, products, and treatments from celebrities and medical professionals. Physicians from several related specialties are on the advisory board of New Beauty.
Tweet her @NewBeauty
Over 45 Beauty
Older women sometimes get overlooked when it comes to beauty advice, but not here. Written by beauty expert Lianne Farbes, Over 45 Beauty is filled to the brim with her personal reviews of makeup and skin care products. She also offers her advice on living a healthier and more active lifestyle, shares her travel diaries, and even interviews experts on cosmetic treatments like Botox.
Tweet her @Over45Beauty